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FOX News
Jan 16, 2011 11:00pm EST
and shares her amazing journey tonight. then, captain sully, the hero of the miracle of the hudson joins us on the flight's second anniversary. so is flying safer now? sully is going to set that question. plus, and i'm pretty pumped about this. mike farner, co-founder member of grand funk railroad is here to do the locomotion and share touching story of the tragedy where fellow rockers are coming to the rescue. >> you probably know we were preevented last weekend due to shooting of gabrielle giffords and senseless murder of six people at hands of irrationm and deranged lunatic. the interview with ted nugent and the others will be seen in near future. the evil actions by an unbalanced madman stirred all kind of debate. sop was as irrationm as the crime itself. they tried to blame talk radio or people for the shooting but the killer wasn't acted out of a political point of view at all. he was just crazy. memorial service on wednesday night saw commentators trying to determine what kind of impact the president speech would have on him politically. i was disgusted. have we no shame? ar
FOX News
Jan 16, 2011 8:00pm EST
her amazing journey tonight, and then captain sully, the hero of the miracle on the hudson, joins us on the night's second anniversary, so is flying safer now? sully is going to settle that question, plus, and i'm pretty pumped about this, mark farner, co-founder of the classic band grand funk railroad is here to do the locomotion, as well as a touching story of a family tragedy and how fellow rockers are coming to the rescue. [applaus [applause] >> you probably know that we were preempted last weekend due to the the tragic shooting of congresswoman gabrielle giffords and the senseless murder of six people at the hands of an irrational and deranged lunatic. the interview with ted nugent and segments with casting crowns and steven curtis chapman and mary beth will be seen in the near future. these events by an unbalanced madman stirred ddebate. some tried to blame talk radio, television or the shootings. as the facts got louder it was increasingly clear that the killer wasn't acting out a political point of view, he was just crazy. the memorial service on wednesday night saw commentat
CNN
Jan 15, 2011 6:00pm EST
the insanity defense is a valid option. >>> miracle on the hudson. the pilot sully sullenberger shares his thoughts on the lives he saved two years ago. and acts of courage and bravery in tucson this week. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in the "situation room." >>> a defining moment for the nation this week. americans coming together to mourn the victims of a senseless tragedy and to celebrate those who managed to survive. we saw the first funerals for the six people killed when a gunman opened fire one week ago outside a tucson supermarket where congresswoman gabrielle giffords was meeting with constituents. mourners said good-bye to the youngest victim, 9-year-old christina taylor green. the story of this little girl born on september 11th, 2001, touching the hearts of so many americans and indeed people all over the world. and then there's congresswoman giffords who opened her eyes for the first time just days after a bullet tore through her brain. the doctors describe her recovery as miraculous. president ob
NBC
Jan 29, 2011 1:30pm EST
. hey, they need to hang up and set a better example. >>> 400 years ago, henry hudson sailed into the harbor of a small island. it was here that early trade with native americans would grow to become the center of trade for an entire nation. erika has the story. >> reporter: the date is september 11, 1609. henry hudson has been hired by dutch businessmen to find a new trade route to india. instead, hudson discovers a secluded island, rich in natural resources. the dutch purchase it from a local tribe known as the manahattas. then, in 1664, england captures the island, naming it after the duke of york. today, we know it as manhattan, in the city of new york. i took a walk around manhattan's south street seaport with historian michael lord. it wound up being a trip into the past. what was the beginning of commerce here in new york? >> well, i guess commerce would probably predate even hudson if you're talking about native americans trading with you one another. they had a tremendous number of animal pelts, and they had lumber. the place was loaded with wood. >> reporter: while native am
NBC
Jan 15, 2011 6:00pm PST
hudson. hear what he says he's learned since that day and how he's adjusted to his new life in the spotlight. >>> we'll take you to the newest dog park in the east bay. local dog owners community helphaedt community help getedt off i the ground. we're back in two minutes. my second diagnosis-- i was told to go home, retire, and enjoy the time i had left. to say it was a shock is just a complete understatement. i mean, i don't think there are words. she had put up a really good fight, but it was her time. you... don't have a choice of getting breast cancer. i had no choice. i wanted to do something bigger than myself. that 3-day gave me that opportunity. and i can actually do something to help. i think it's a very bold thing to do. 60 miles in 3 days-- i can do that. i'm sure if it was 100 miles, we'd still walk it. it was a big statement for me of... (voice breaks) i'm alive. we can do this. we can do this. we can rid the world of this terrible disease... so that no mother... granddaughter... sister... daughter... mother... go through what my wife had to go through. this is more th
CBS
Jan 10, 2011 7:00am EST
new york. switch gears a little here this morning. a big interview with jennifer hudson. >> before we debuted i flew out to chicago and met up with jennifer hudson. that's her native town. boy did they welcome her with open arms. the biggest difference other than the height differential. she has lost a ton of weight and if you don't know that you've been living under a rock. she tells us about being a mo y mommy, her fiance. a little bit about what happened to her family a year ago and her new album. it amazed that with a woman, with a voice like that, she's still amazed at her own voice, which is crazy. >> no formal training. she did it herself. and the outlook is different. >> she's collaborating with some interesting, powerhouse voices. you know, an oscar, a grammy. >> we've got that coming up right here on "the early show" here on cbs. stay with us. your local news is coming up stay with us. your local news is coming up next. óó?@( i have to be in a bathing suit in a month, and i figured i would take these... "dietary supplement weight-loss pills." ooh, "consult a physician i
CBS
Jan 15, 2011 5:30pm PST
the hudson river after a successful splashdown. what captain scully now says about the miracle on the hudson two years to the day. >>> sunshine in most parts of the bay area although some spots with fog. we will talk about that and the forecast coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,, two years ago toda >>> they called it the miracle on the hudson. two years ago captain chesley sullenberger successfully ditched a u.s. airways flight into the hudson river after the plane hit a flock of geese. all passengers and crew members were successfully rescued and scully began a hero. he retired last year. in an interview on kcbs radio scully said his gratitude for what happened has increased. >> for everyone on the airplane and their families, i think we have gained a greater appreciation for what we were able to accomplish that day for what happened that day and for what didn't happen that day. we are all very grateful. >> chesley sullenberger says he is still in touch with the crew and passengers of the flight. >>> so getting people excited about biotechnology. sounds like a daunting task but one stanford
CBS
Jan 10, 2011 7:00am PST
. a big interview with jennifer hudson. >> before we debuted i flew to you chicago and met up with jennifer hudson. her native town. boy, did they welcome her with open arms. the biggest difference other than the height, she's lost a ton of weight. if you don't know that, you're living under a rock. tells us about being a mommy, her fiance, what happened to her family there a year ago and her new album. amazing a woman with a voice like that, still amazed at her own voice, which is crazy. >> no formal training. did it herself. >> no. >> and the album's different, too. >> very different. collaborating with some interesting powerhouse voices. >> some acting as well. >> an oscar, grammy. >> say so. that's coming up right here on the "early show" right here on cbs. the "early show" right here on cbs. stay with us.,, brown will unveil his new state budget today. he's expected to propose cuts in benefits for medi- cal patients and increases >> governor brown will unvail his new state budget today he is expected to propose cuts and benefits for medical patients. governor brown will ask vo
Univision
Jan 5, 2011 11:00pm PST
loo escondió. >> !2 de febrero día de la candelaria. >> el avión que hizo aterrizaje sobre rio hudson va a
CW
Jan 15, 2011 10:00pm PST
. a passenger plane floating on the hudson river after a successful splashdown. what captain scully now says about the miracle on the hudson two years to the day. >>> how crews rescued dozens of chilly people from a ski lift that got stuck. good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. "this broadcast realtime captioned by becky lyon" beck. >>> we begin with a wild bank robbery and ended with one man being killed. bank the west was being robbed. the suspect left the bank and was chased by police. now, officers say the two suspects in the car were firing at police. the chase ended after arizona street and dow avenue. the driver was arrested. but police say the passenger ran into the backyard of a home while shooting at police. he was later found dead of a gunshot wound to the head in that yard. right now it is not clear if he was hit by police or if he shot himself. >>> well, one week after last saturday's deadly shooting in tucson there are signs of remembrance and moving forward. the tributes to the victims and heros of the tragedy now. >> reporter: at the scene of the shooting outside a tucs
NBC
Jan 11, 2011 11:00pm PST
to. so tonight the revelation the captain has not made before. one on one with the hero on the hudson, next. >>> athletes aren't the only ones going for olympic gold. how thieves walked out of a northern california home with medals in hand. >>> i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we're tracking those chilling temperatures with plenty of upper 30s and low 40s in the east bay. it will be cool there in the south bay as well tomorrow.we a srmto srm about that will delay you, no matter where you're headed tomorrow. that, coming up. mary! hey! wo you look great! thanks! it's this new wish yourself thin pgram. i just wish it and it happens. it's probably those fiber one bars you're eating. i know they help me stick to my diet. the bars are 90 calories and the fiber helps you feel full. 90 calories and high fiber. so that's why this diet thing is working. but it's weird because my wish for lorenzo came true. [ male announcer ] fiber one 90 calorie bars. hungry no. results yes. >>> the twin brothers who claimed mark zuckerberg stole their idea for facebook want more than the $65 million sett
NBC
Jan 5, 2011 5:00pm PST
. >> i agree with that. >>> still ahead at 5:00, sully's plane from the miracle landing on the hudson headed for a new home. >> the dave and jimmy show. >>> offers keep running in. the amazing story of the homeless man with the golden voice. >>> and the root of baldness. the discovery that could lead to new treatments. we'll be right back. >>> there is some new hope tonight for balding men and women. researchers at the university of pennsylvania school of medicine say it may be a case of malfunctioning stem cells. for some time scientists believe that most balding people had a case of dead hair follicle cells. the new research is positive news for people with receding hairlines, because if cells are alive and malfunctioning, there's the potential that those cells can be fixed. >>> a homeless man with a great voice is on the verge of getting a very big job. >> you're listening to the dave and jimmy show. >> ted williams is a former radio man who lost his job when he started using drugs. he told his story in an internet video and now the job offers are rolling in again. >> i'll do anyth
NBC
Dec 31, 2010 5:30pm PST
more in new york is hidden. often in plain sight. on the hudson river by ellis island, the former gateway to america, a barge and crane are mostly unnoticed. but quietly, they're constructing a major anti-terrorism upgrade to new york's underwater subway lines. the subway tunnels under the hudson river are over 100 years old. unlike most of new york city's subway system, which is burrowed through solid bedrock, the underwater tunnels sit just under a thin layer of silt and mud, leaving them vulnerable. so this crane, piece by piece, is lowering a protective shield to bombproof the tunnel. the reinforced casings are being lowered over the tops of the tunnels on the bottom of the hudson. the insides of the tunnel are being hardened, too, lined with steel plates. and finally as a last resort, flood gates are being installed at both ends. to plug the tunnel in a worst case scenario. new york police commissioner ray kelly told nbc news the $600 million upgrade stems from a 2006 terrorist plot. >> it was a plot to flood the so-called bathtub, the world trade center site and targeted the
KOFY
Jan 14, 2011 9:00pm PST
they were when they first heard bit. >> miracle on the hudson t yoonto the left foot. take the right leg up, holding the inner arch of the foot... introducing instant action alerts, only from chase. left arm up... manage your account and help avoid overdrafts with a click of a button. just reply to the alert with how much you want to transfer. inhale, all the way up... so you always stay in balance. ...to crescent pose. chase what matters. just four more times. ♪ is suds. >> business tech news. net flicks able to buy remote with net flicks button. call up the screen so you can watch strea streaming video right on the television. sales of app from apple l i tune web site now approaching 10 billion and the no. 1 free i-phone game out there right now is called bubble ball. invented by a utah eighth grader. in just over two weeks it has been down loaded over 1.5 million times including 400,000 down loads just yesterday. catching on lake wildfire. >> tomorrow marks the 2 year anniversary of the so-called miracle on the hudson. that's when bay area pilot sully safely landed his air bus 3
ABC
Jan 14, 2011 6:00pm PST
two year anniversary of the so called miracle on the hudson when pilot suly sullen berger safely landed his air bus loaded with passengers and crew on new york's hudson river. and in an instant he was a national hero. i had a chance to sit down with him this week. >> this must have been fast yoft two years of you're live. >> i can't you words almost failed me telling you if you haven't gone through it yourself going from anonymity to world wide recognition in lynn -- minutes when that is focused on you, learning curve is just about vertical. >> that hit full force the moment he exit that had plane. the captain evacuated after making sure everyone else got out first and the flight started out ordinarily. suddenly just three minutes into the flight the plane struck a flock of geese. and he made a decision on whether to land. >> we can't do it we're going to be land eeg ditched the plane in the hudson river. and he never takes all credit. it was his deal and composure that saved 155 lives that day. to the hero, the spoils in a two years since he's met the president, been honored at
Univision
Jan 6, 2011 2:30am PST
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WETA
Jan 24, 2011 6:30pm EST
"nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening everyone. all eyes will be on president obama tomorrow night. that's when the president will deliver his second state of the union speech. and tom, there's a lot riding on what he tells the american people. >> tom: susie, the president will discuss a wide range of issues, but with all the concerns about jobs, the deficit and the weak housing market, the economy is sure to top the list. >> susie: here's darren gersh with a preview of what to expect. >> reporter: in a youtube preview, the president made it clear obama the pro business centrist will be standing before congress tomorrow night, and the key focus will be restoring american competitiveness. >> to do that, we're going to have to out-innovate, we're going to out-build, we're going to have to out-compete, we're going to have to out-educate other countries. that's our challenge. >> report
PBS
Jan 15, 2011 1:00am PST
and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening, everyone. mixed signs today about the mind-set of consumer. they're spending a bit more, but tom, they are still uneasy about the economy. >> tom: that's right, susie. we saw conflicting reports today. retail sales for december rose six-tenths of percent-- the biggest annual gain since 1999. but, a measure of consumer sentiment took a unexpected dip in january. >> susie: so are consumer attitudes changing when it comes to money. suzanne pratt gets some answers. >> reporter: since the great recession americans have gotten a lot more familiar with these little guys. that's because we're saving more, spending less and paying down debt. barbara whitehead, director of the templeton center for thrift and generosity, says our rediscovered frugality is here to stay. >> just even in a cultural way, it's a shift. it's a sort of change of pace. some people say they really enjo
PBS
Jan 6, 2011 1:00am PST
hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening everyone. it's a new day on capitol hill with the swearing in of the 112th congress. ohio republican john boehner was elected as house majority leader, ending four years of democratic control. as nancy pelosi passed the speaker's gavel to him, boehner said, "i'm still just me." >> tom: susie, that folksy demeanor may go by the wayside as boehner takes the lead on the people's business. that likely means we'll see fights over spending, namely on health care and the nation's massive red ink. >> susie: in his acceptance speech, senator boehner promised to make congress more transparent and to restore the american people's trust in the political system. he said, "a great deal of scar tissue has built up on both sides of the aisle." >> tom: joining us now to talk more about the challenges facing the new congress, washington bureau chief darren gersh. darren, the republicans take over the u.s. hou
PBS
Dec 31, 2010 7:00pm PST
" for friday, december 31. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. susie gharib is off tonight. wall street wrapped up 2010 with some sizable gains. all of the major stock indices marked double-digit rallies for the year: the dow up 11%, the nasdaq up 17%, and the s&p 500 up 13%. the big questions this new year's eve-- where do stocks go from here? and how should investors position themselves in the new year? erika miller asked the pros. >> reporter: the hats are out, and so are the noise makers as the nation gets ready to ring in the new year. the good news is 2011 could be another prosperous year for stock investors. bank of america merrill lynch strategist david bianco is predicting an 11% gain for the s&p 500. >> the catalyst should be that we are putting the recession of 2008 and 2009 behind us. investors are still worried about a do
PBS
Jan 21, 2011 6:30pm PST
"nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening, everyone. my colleague tom hudson is off tonight. another business-friendly announcement from the white house today. president obama named general electric's c.e.o. to head up a new jobs council and also made him his chief outside economic advisor. speaking at a g.e. plant in schnectady new york, the president said he chose jeff immelt because he can find new ways to promote private sector hiring. >> the past two years were about pulling our economy back from the brink. the next two years, our job now, is putting our economy into overdrive. >> susie: immelt's appointment came just hours after g.e. reported better than expected quarterly numbers and a big jump in new orders. g.e. earned 36 cents a share, four cents more than analyst estimates. that's a gain of 33% compared to a year ago. looking ahead, immelt said he expe
PBS
Jan 25, 2011 6:30pm PST
. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. home prices continue their slump, susie. today's s&p case shiller index shows overall housing prices were down in november. >> susie: tom, housing is still one of the big trouble spots in the economy. here are a few key takeaways from today's report: home values dropped by 1.6% between november of 2009 and last year. home prices fell in 19 out of 20 cities tracked by the index. san diego was the only city to show a price increase. eight cities hit new post-bubble lows in november: atlanta, charlotte, detroit, las vegas, miami, portland, seattle, and tampa. >> tom: this is not just bad news for home owners. as erika miller explains, some fear it threatens the economic recovery. >> reporter: this is the place many unemployed new yorkers come to look for jobs. there are lots of reasons people he
PBS
Jan 21, 2011 1:00am PST
gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening, everyone. a big-- and surprising-- top management change at google tonight. eric schmidt is out as c.e.o., and google co-founder larry page takes over the top job, as of april 4. tom, schmidt will stay on at the company as executive chairman, and as he said on twitter, "day- to-day adult supervision no longer needed." >> tom: susie, as you remember, when schmidt was brought in ten years ago, he said the young co- founders-- page and sergey brin- - needed "adult supervision." they've certainly grown up, given the spectacular earnings google reported after the bell this afternoon. the internet giant earned $8.75 per share, 66 cents higher than estimates. revenues also came in better than expected, jumping almost 30% percent to $6.4 billion. google stock was up over 2.5% in after-hours trading. >> susie: so, what do all these changes mean for google? darren gersh repor
WETA
Jan 5, 2011 12:30am EST
, january 4. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made ssible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. the 112th congress will be sworn in tomorrow, but the bickering is already well underway over the government's finances. >> susie: many people are looking for this congress to usher in an era of tighter budgets and more responsible spending. that could have broad investors.. and individuals. >> tom: the questions are whether house republicans will be able to reign in uncle sam's budget and how? washington bureau chief darren gersh has a closer look. >> reporter: first, let's look where house republicans won't cut the budget. defense is off limits. social security and medicare, too. veterans, homeland security-- no reductions there. and of course, interest payments on the national debt are protected. that leaves roughly 12% of federal spending, says william hoagland a former top senat
PBS
Jan 12, 2011 7:00pm PST
hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening everyone. the blizzard is the third one this winter and it's been disruptive for many companies. >> tom: it sure has, especially true for u.s. airlines. more than 6,000 flights were canceled today, that means of course lost revenue and extra costs to reroute passengers, planes and crew. >> susie: erika miller takes a look at how big a toll will this take on the major carriers this >> reporter: snowy weather has left thousands of planes grounded, so will airline profits get pounded? that's a big concern for investors in those stocks. the s&p arca airline index hit turbulence starting back in november. though it's a typical seasonal pattern, analysts say the volatility was made worse by bad storms. according to analyst estimates, the snowstorms so far this winter could cost the industry as much as $500 billion. --$.5 billion that sounds like a lot, but in reality it's only a small fraction of wha
PBS
Jan 27, 2011 7:00pm PST
hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. the tech sector in focus tonight. from earnings at microsoft and amazon.com to verizon's big deal for computer server farm terremark worldwide, susie, tech was active in after-hours trading. >> susie: tom, lets start with microsoft. a double surprise from the software giant tonight-- better than expected quarterly earnings, and the numbers were released earlier than expected. the report was supposed to come out after the closing bell, but was accidentally released on the microsoft web site 15 minutes early. microsoft earned 77 cents a share in its fiscal second quarter, nine cents more than estimates. revenues also came in better than expected-- about $20 billion. the company credited the sales boost to business customers upgrading their computers, and the debut of its kinect controller for the x-box 360. >> tom: amazon.com also turned in quarterly results af
PBS
Jan 11, 2011 6:30pm PST
" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening, everyone. well, move over at&t. verizon announced today it will begin selling apple's popular iphone. tom, this ends ma bell's exclusive rights as iphone's sole carrier. >> tom: susie, a lot of people have been waiting for this, especially with so many complaints about dropped calls on the at&t network. a recent j.d. power survey put at&t last among the major wireless carriers for call quality in four of six national regions. starting february 3, existing verizon wireless customers will be able to buy the iphone 4. then on february 10, the verizon iphone will launch to the public in apple and verizon stores and online. the cheapest version will sell for $199. >> susie: the question of when verizon would sell apple's iphone has been a hot topic for years. today, when i talked with verizon president lowell mcadam, i asked him "what took so long"? >> i thin
PBS
Jan 6, 2011 7:00pm PST
report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. looks like retailers didn't get their christmas wish for robust sales. susie, the holiday season was pretty good, but not good enough. >> susie: tom, you can blame it on those nasty snowstorms in the northeast. december sales at the nation's retailers were mixed; many chain stores reported results below analyst estimates. the 28 chains tracked by thomson reuters rang up an average sales gains of 3%. that's much less than the 5.5% jump in november. >> tom: so what does a ho-hum december mean for retailer profit margins? erika miller reports. >> reporter: you've seen the signs, offering deep discounts of 70% off, sometimes more. but don't be fooled-- retail analyst rob samuels says most of those promotions were planned, preserving profit margins. >> the consumer has become accustomed to the markdowns. they're not goi
PBS
Jan 26, 2011 7:00pm PST
report" for wednesday, january 26. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening everyone. it's unanimous. federal reserve policymakers were united today in deciding to keep interest rates near 0%. tom, this was the first meeting of the year, and the fed's thinking though is the same: hold rates super low to stimulate the economy. >> tom: susie, the fed is also sticking with its "qe2" strategy-- that's the plan to buy billions of dollars of government bonds. >> susie: but you know if you scrutinize the fed's language in its policy statement, there are some clues about the future direction of interest rates. suzanne pratt reports. >> reporter: it's not easy being the federal reserve these days. talk up the recent strength in the economy too much, and financial markets will worry a hike in interest rates is coming. say something bad about the rising price of food or gas? same pro
PBS
Jan 18, 2011 7:00pm EST
"nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening, everyone. blockbuster earnings from apple this afternoon on a day when investors have been focused on the health of the tech giant's visionary c.e.o., steve jobs. tom, even though apple reported better than expected earnings and sales in the latest quarter, investors still worry whether its shares will go up or down, now that jobs is on medical leave again. >> tom: susie, no question jobs has the magic touch when it comes to satisfying consumer appetites. from the first ipod nine years ago to the ipad last year, the profits keep piling up. apple earned $6.43 a share in its fiscal first quarter, over a dollar more than analyst estimates. revenues also came in much higher than expected, up 71% from a year ago to $26.7 billion, thanks to huge sales gains ipads, iphones, and its mac computers. >> susie: but the talk today was all about
ABC
Jan 6, 2011 5:30pm EST
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PBS
Jan 19, 2011 6:30pm PST
. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. captiong sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. push and pull in washington tonight, as president obama hosts chinese president hu jintao on his official state visit. while obama called on china to respect human rights, susie. he also welcomed that nation's rise as a global economic power. >> susie: tom, the prickly issue of china's currency also came up. president obama said he believes it's still undervalued, and that he'd like to see a faster appreciation of the yuan. president hu said his country is committed to letting market forces determine the value of the yuan. >> tom: hu also vowed today to give u.s. companies "equal treatment" in china, something president obama said is key to our mutual futures. >> with china's growing middle class, i believe that over the coming years, we can more than double our exports to china and create more jobs here
PBS
Jan 7, 2011 7:00pm EST
, january 7. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening, everyone. from wall street to washington the talk today was about the job market. the nation's unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in a year and a half-- slipping to 9.4% in december. and american businesses added a disappointing 103,000 jobs. >> tom: susie, those job numbers came as president obama announced the new leader of his economic team. he named gene sperling as the new head of his national economic council-- the top economic advisory position in the white house. sperling held the same job in president clinton's administration and replaces larry summers. >> susie: also in washington today, federal reserve chief ben bernanke told lawmakers on capitol hill that a normal economy is still years away. we have two reports looking at bernanke's testimony and the outlook for the job market. we beg
WETA
Jan 26, 2011 1:00am EST
. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. home prices continue their slump, susie. today's s&p case shiller index shows overall housing prices were down in november. >> susie: tom, housing is still one of the big trouble spots in the economy. here are a few key takeaways from today's report: home values dropped by 1.6% between november of 2009 and last year. home prices fell in 19 out of 20 cities tracked by the index. san diego was the only city to show a price increase. eight cities hit new post-bubble lows in november: atlanta, charlotte, detroit, las vegas, miami, portland, seattle, and tampa. >> tom: this is not just bad news for home owners. as erika miller explains, some fear it threatens the economic recovery. >> reporter: this is the place many unemployed new yorkers come to look for jobs. there are lots of reasons people he
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